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Former TV Academy President Hank Rieger Dies

Family members say the former president of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has died in Oceanside, Calif.

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John Shaffner, right, CEO and Chairman of Academy of the Television Arts is joined by the show's producers and directors as he kicks out the red carpet for the Emmy Awards show, outside the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif. on Sept. 16, 2009. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Networks, Emmy Awards Reach 8-Year, $66M Deal

The Emmy Awards and the four major TV networks agreed to an eight-year, $66 million deal that allows for changes in the ceremony marking its 63rd year in September.